Tag: "organ donation"
Altruistic Kidney Donation: Why I Donated My Kidney to a Stranger
Ashley kept seeing signs that so-and-so needed a kidney. So she learned everything she could about altruistic kidney donation and decided to donate hers. Read about what was involved and the difference that it made.
A Letter to My Sister, My Daughter’s Kidney Donor
Many families are grateful for their siblings. However, Aimee is particularly thankful for her sister, Micheala. She donated one of her kidneys to Faith, Aimee's daughter, who was in kidney failure. Read a letter Aimee wrote to Michaela and learn how Faith is doing now post-transplant.
A Message from Dr. Kumar – Learn about HLH, Become a Donor
Dr. Kumar reflects on his participation for the third year in a row in 700 Miles to Hope, a bike ride to raise awareness about HLH.
Kidney Transplant: Angely Advocates for Organ Donation Through Art
Just five days after her life-saving kidney transplant, Angely and her living organ donor walked out of the hospital together.
Samantha’s Adventures With New Lungs
Since Sam's life-saving double lung transplant for cystic fibrosis, she's enjoyed life with new lungs and kept the memory of her donor close to her heart.
Maren and Liam – The Gift of Life: Organ Transplant Story Part III
Maren and Liam are both growing and thriving thanks to organ transplant and their organ donor. Their families are forever connected.
Liam and Maren’s Stories Connect: Organ Transplant Story Part II
Two families discover that their children both had an organ transplant on the same day, at the same hospital and with the same organ donor.
Sharing Asia’s Heart Transplant Story Is Like Throwing A Pebble In The Water
Asia hopes sharing her heart transplant story will help encourage others to consider organ donation. She had a transplant as a baby and is now thriving.
Teen Advocating for Organ Donation Education in Ohio Schools
If you know me, you may notice that my life seems to have a recurring theme of nines. Until the age of nine, I was a perfectly healthy child; taking
Local Teen With Chronic Kidney Disease on Kidney Donation List
Leston Crawford, a 14-year-old in Cincinnati, has been treated at Cincinnati Children’s for chronic kidney disease and is currently awaiting a kidney donor. “Leston, like many kids that we see,
There is No Greater Gift
September is a big month in our home for a few reasons. September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. As a childhood cancer family, we try to spread the word as much